Volunteer at Church

Opportunities to Serve

The following are opportunities to respond to God’s call in baptism for a life of vocation in service.

Complete the form below to learn more about how to be a blessing to others at Immanuel.


Altar Guild works behind the scenes to prepare worship spaces for services held in the church, chapel, or gym. They are responsible for things like keeping the candles filled with oil, changing the paraments (banners) on the altars, vacuuming and dusting after services, etc. Members are also responsible for cleaning the altars, caring for the vessels, and securing the necessary articles to be used at any service. The group is divided into smaller serving teams; there are 3-4 people per team that serve every Sunday for one month. The full group usually meets 3 times per year. Traditionally this group is all women, but men are welcome to join if they'd like.


Buildings and Grounds performs small repairs and general upkeep of the type that come up in every home; God’s house is no exception.


Choirs There are many opportunities to share your musical talent to praise God in worship.


Copywriters talk with church and school leaders to gather information on upcoming events, then compile the information into a few paragraphs, which they send to the Director of Marketing and Communications.


Garage Sale team members help with this annual event in a variety of ways: sort donations as they arrive, help set up the gym, organize donations as sale days near, and reset items or assist customers during the sale.


Gardening Team Adopt and care for an area in need of weeding or planting on our campus.


Generosity Team is charged with organizing our Time, Talents and Treasures as we serve the Lord.


Green Team April showers are turning the grass green and lush before we our eyes! Immanuel’s Green Team is looking for additional volunteers to cut and trim the grass on our campus this season. We’ll supply the equipment, and we’re hoping you will supply the [wo]manpower. Complete the form below to volunteer or to learn more.

Greeters welcoming worshipers prior to services. It is a wonderful way for families to serve together!


Immanuel Lutheran School invites our church community to volunteers in the areas of Mystery Reader, sports concessions stand, lunch supervisors, library, and electives during the 2021 and 2022 school year.


Become a Prayer Partner Build relationships, reinforce the importance and power of prayer, and encourage and support students during their confirmation journey by becoming an adult Prayer Partner for one of Immanuel’s eighth grade confirmation students. To learn more, contact Erica Ciro at 630 251 6761, eciro65@gmail.com, or complete the form below.


Second Saturday Prayer Gatherings Join together to lift prayers to God for those with health concerns, for church and school families, during crisis situations, in thanksgiving or celebration, for comfort—whatever is needed.


SALT [Sound & Light Team] This group assists with special/festival services [Christmas] and programs [ILS Talent Show] in addition to their weekly presence at worship services, building and screening the order of service.


Study Leaders In the area of Children’s Ministry: guiding small groups for Sunday School, Confirmation classes, and Vacation Bible School and leading large groups in Sunday School and VBS. Substitutes for these positions are needed, too. Volunteer leaders are also sought to lead adult studies.


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